|Texas House of Representatives, District 23|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Sam Houston State University|
Faircloth's website reprised themes from the 2012 campaign and added the following:
Texas Windstorm Insurance
- Excerpt: "Ravaged by lawsuits and mismanagement, this organization needs a complete overhaul. My leadership has worked with the Legislature and the industry to propose workable solutions for seacoast residents."
Faircloth's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "Our government should work like a business. Overtaxing prevents growth. Limiting business means limiting jobs. I want to encourage small business and bring relief from over regulation. Minimizing frivolous lawsuits to bring relief to business in Texas."
- Excerpt: "I believe that with each child there comes a unique set of educational needs. The same exact formula or type of education is not fitting for all. Public education is a demanding and challenging part of our Texas economy. I support teachers everywhere."
- Excerpt: "I believe that Texas is a most desirable place to want to live and work. What we need to do, however, is secure our borders. Immigration should include proving that you are not a burden to your new country."
Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 4, 2014. Those candidates who did not receive 50% or more of the vote in their party primary on March 4 faced an additional May 27 primary runoff. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Susan Criss was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Wayne Faircloth defeated Robert Senter in the Republican primary. Criss was defeated by Faircloth in the general election. Andrew "Moose" Johnson (L) left the race before the primaries.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 23 General Election, 2014|
Faircloth ran in the 2012 election for Texas House of Representatives, District 23. Faircloth advanced to the July 31 primary runoff where he defeated W.M. Wallace. Faircloth was defeated by incumbent Craig Eiland (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 23, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Craig Eiland Incumbent||53.9%||30,423|
|Texas House of Representatives District 23 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Wayne Faircloth (advanced to runoff)||38.6%||3,978|
|W.M. Wallace (advanced to runoff)||31.6%||3,258|
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- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current ELECTION HISTORY," accessed December 2, 2014
- The Libertarian Party of Texas, "2014 Texas Representative Candidate List," accessed July 30, 2014
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- Texas Secretary of State, "2012 Election and Candidate Information," accessed June 12, 2012
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